Available Funds

GSF General Fund
Through an annual call for proposals, the fund primarily supports travel costs for exchange between a team at MIT and colleagues abroad.
Belgium
The MIT-Belgium - Université catholique de Louvain Seed Fund supports budding collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts at the Université catholique de Louvain.
Brazil
Through an annual call for proposals, the funds primarily support travel costs for exchange between a team at MIT and colleagues in universities and research institutes in Brazil.
Chile
The MIT-Chile Seed Funds support budding collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts at Pontificia Universidad Católica and Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez.
China
The MIT Greater China Fund for Innovation supports budding collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Colombia
MIT-Colombia-Universidad de los Andes Seed Fund supports new collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts at Universidad de los Andes in Colombia
France
The MIT-France Seed Fund, a $2 million endowment funded equally by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and MIT, supports budding collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts in France.
Germany
Seed funds support new collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts in Germany.
Israel
The MIT-Israel Seed Funds support budding collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts in Israel.
Italy
Through an annual call for proposals, the funds primarily support travel costs for exchange between a team at MIT and colleagues in universities and research institutes in Italy.
Japan
Thanks to the generosity of Dr. Chikara Hayashi, the MISTI Hayashi Seed Fund supports budding collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts in Japan.
Korea
The MIT-Korea - KAIST Seed Fund is a part of MISTI Global Seed Funds general fund.
Latin America
A part of the MISTI GSF general pool, the MIT Sloan Latin America Office Seed Fund supports budding collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts in Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Peru.
Mexico
Launched in 2012, the MIT-Mexico Seed Funds support budding collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts in Mexico.
Spain
The MIT-Spain Seed Funds supports new collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts in Spain.
Turkey
The MIT Boğaziçi University Seed Fund supports new collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts at Boğaziçi University.
United Kingdom
The MIT-Imperial College London Seed Fund promotes and supports early-stage research collaboration between faculty at MIT and Imperial College London.